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In Susan’s Opinion, the Best Holiday Gift!


Happiness isn’t something you experience, it is something you remember. -Oscar Levant

Whispering Woods Gallery is excited to offer vintage postcards. When we create a postcard montage for somebody we are reminding them of happy times from a vacation spot, their hometown, or a school that they attended.

We don’t sell copies, all are authentic. We have offerings framed, matted and unmatted. We’ve set up an online Etsy shop so that all can shop with us. Feel free to visit our shop 24/7. Here is a collection of framed postcard projects created at Whispering Woods Gallery. Have an idea? Give Susan a call to create a gift they won’t forget.

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Framed Money!

Money framing

Money before it was framed.

Whispering Woods Gallery recently completed a job of seven framed US currency sheets for Kenny of Holland.  It was a learning experience and very interesting project.

Interested in the history of American money? Here’s a Brief History from The Bureau of Engraving and Printing. It includes the origins, production, and timeline of US Currency. Interested in buying currency for framing?  Here is where you can purchase new uncut currency as shown in our photos. Remember that a gift of framed money is a gift for the “hard to buy for” people on your holiday gift list.

Here are a few fun facts about currency (from
Did you know that the lifespan of a $10 bill is 4.5 years?
Did you know that it takes about 4,000 double folds before a bill will tear?
Did you know that it 454 bills weigh out to be one pound?
Did you know that US Currency paper is made out of 75 percent cotton and 25 percent linen?

Framed money at Whispering Woods Gallery

Looking for a gift for somebody that is “hard to buy” for the holidays? Money always works, but frame it!

That 70’s Stuff!

We see a lot of 70’s stitchery come in for framing.  As a stitcher in the 70’s, I know it well and love it!  The color palette of the stitching is usually bright, clear and cheerful but in most cases it has been poorly framed. Here is a recent project framed for Mary of Horsham.  Mary was delighted and will hang it in her dining room.

New from Pat Buckley Moss! Beauty on the Row

P. Buckley Moss Beauty on the Row Giclee

New from Patricia Buckley Moss, Beauty on the Row

Whispering Woods Gallery is proud to be an exclusive P. Buckley Moss dealer since 1989.  Beauty on the Row is a spectacular new giclee print by Pat measuring 20 x 30″ in an edition of 250 with 25 artists proofs.  Issued in 2015, the price is $650 and available by special order.  Contact Sue for more details at 215-364-4321. Stop by the shop to see our extensive selection. To see more on Pat’s work.

Pope Francis Art Print

Whispering Woods Gallery welcomes Pope Francis and all visitors to the Philadelphia area. We are delighted to offer an open edition print of Pope Francis by artist Nicholas Santoleri.

Pope Francis print by Nicholas Santoleri

Pope Francis, an open edition signed print by artist Nicholas Santleri.

Pope Francis Print – as he appeared in St. Peter’s Square in Rome this summer (2015). Pope Francis is probably one of the most photographed public figures in the world today. This pencil portrait and print captures the spirit of this holy man of the people who is an inspiration to many around the world.

The original pencil drawing was reproduced on acid free, 100lb. fine art paper with pigmented inks, and will last for generations. Each reproduction of “Pope Francis” the pencil drawing, is hand signed by the artist and can be custom framed.

  • The original pencil drawing was created in 2015
  • Each unframed print is $35 and is available custom framed
  • The print image size is 9.75 x 13 inches.
  • Matted, it measures 16 x 19 inches.  With a double conservation mat, it is $100
  • Matted and framed it is approximately $200, depending on the frame
  • Each print is hand signed, in pencil, by the artist

Please contact Sue at 215-364-4321 for more information

Pope Francis print framed

Pope Francis print framed by Whispering Woods Gallery, Holland, Pa.

A trip to the shore

Recently I travelled to the Jersey shore and visited two homes in which I have done much custom framing.  I thought that you might like to take a look!  Click on the photo to view larger.

Our latest newsletter

Dog framing at Whispering Woods GalleryFor those who do not receive our monthly newsletter, here is the latest issue, devoted to our canine friends.  If you wish to receive our newsletter, just sign up on our Contact Page.

Our August 2015 newsletter

Matted VintagePostcards Make Great Gifts

Here is a small sampling of some of our matted vintage postcards that we offer. They are creatively matted to fit 8×10 frames. Browse through hundreds at our shop or call Susan to see if we have your favorite. Do you need it shipped?  No problem, we are happy to frame, gift wrap and ship.

5×7’s: $15
8×10’s: $20

Twelve Years of Photos

School Photos Framed

Twelve years of school photos is always an eye-catching project.

One of our favorite assignments at Whispering Woods Gallery is when we are asked to showcase 12 years of school photos.  This Newtown mom saw our Whispering Woods Gallery shop sample years ago and saved each wallet size photo for both her son and daughter.  This is a lovely display using a simple white mat with navy blue trim, which are the school’s colors.  A simple white frame with a beaded ornamentation frames the school photos.  A UV filtering glass by Tru Vue was used to help prevent fading over the years.  Not only do we think this is great design but the world wide framing community thought so too!  We are proud that we won a third place in the Larson Juhl Design Star contest in the Photographs catagory in January 2014 for a similar design for this graduate’s older brother.  Congratulations to the Class of 2015!

We won the Bucks Happening Contest!

Thanks to all who voted for us in the Bucks Happening for best framer in Bucks County. We are happy to announce that for the third year in a row, we were the winner in the Picture Framing category. We truly appreciate you taking the time to vote and we thank Bucks Happening for being a part of our community.

Bucks Happening Picture Framing award to Whispering Woods Gallery

Thanks for your votes!

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